Late Okinawa governor Takeshi Onaga. Photo: Kyodo/AP

Death of anti-US base icon puts race for replacement up in the air

Sudden death of Okinawa governor has made predicting the outcome of next gubernatorial election more difficult and could be opportunity the government has been looking for to install someone who supports Tokyo’s plans

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Late Okinawa governor Takeshi Onaga. Photo: Kyodo/AP
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